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16 June 2005 Edition

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16 June 2005

The media's coverage of the Irish Times/MRBI opinion poll published at the weekend unsurprisingly focused on the substantial drop in Fianna Fáil support and corresponding increases for Fine Gael and Labour. Tucked away in the coverage was the fact that Sinn Féin's vote was up two to 11%. Free article

Garda censorship

16 June 2005

A shopowner in Dublin's North Inner City who had begun to stock An Phoblacht at the start of the month has been forced to withdraw the paper from sale following a visit from local Gardaí. The owner, who does not want to be identified, was told by officers that he was not allowed to sell 'that paper'. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine


  • Don't miss your chance to get the second edition of the 2019 magazine, published to coincide with Easter Week
  • This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
  • Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
  • Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.

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